Grider, George, CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1946-1947, 112X, USS Cubera (SS-347)
Service Years
1936 - 1947
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Decommissioning
Icelandic Domain
Order of the Rock
Order of the Square Rigger
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Captain

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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1912
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Memphis, TN

Date of Passing
Mar 20, 1991
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Order of the Shellback




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Medically retired due to heart attack on active duty while Commanding Officer of USS CUBERA.
   
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Navy Cross - 1945



Name of Award
Navy Cross

Year Awarded
1945

Last Updated:
May 31, 2008
 
 
 
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Details Behind Award
GRIDER, GEORGE W.
Synopsis:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to George W. Grider, Commander, U.S. Navy, for gallantry and intrepidity and distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. FLASHER (SS-249), on the FIFTH War Patrol of that submarine during the period 15 November 1944 to 2 January 1945, in enemy controlled waters of the Pacific War Area. Through his experience and sound judgment Commander Grider brought his ship safely back to port. His conduct throughout was an inspiration to his officers and men and in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.
   
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NAVY CROSS

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